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Submitting FOIA Requests

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

How do I submit a FOIA/PA request?

A FOIA request can be submitted by mail, fax or E-mail.

By mail
Transportation Security Administration, TSA-20, East Tower
FOIA Division
601 South 12th Street
Arlington, VA  22202-4220

By fax
(571) 227-1406

By E-mail

Your FOIA/PA request must contain the following information:

If you are mailing your request please prominently mark on the envelope "FOIA Request." In addition, prior to submitting a FOIA request you may want to search our web page to see if the information is already posted.

How do I follow up on my request?

You should receive an acknowledgement letter within 4-5 business days after we received your request. This letter will contain a TSA tracking number for your request. If you contact us by phone or by mail please have this number available.